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Technical Specialist, Real Property Management

Position Details:

Requisition Number: 3616   Location: AB, Edmonton - Western Regional Office
Who Can Apply?: Internal (DCC Employees) and External (General Public)   Language Requirement: English
Salary Range: $78,545 - $102,110   Drivers Licence: Yes
Employment status: Continuing   Openings: 1
Term Length:   Closing Date: 10/07/20


Technical Specialist, Real Property Management, provides complex real property management services to support the delivery of Client-Partner real property projects and programs. The incumbent acts as a technical specialist, supporting capital asset management activities, supporting energy management programs, capital renewal planning, maintenance planning and real property development program planning. The incumbent coordinates activities for complex projects, undertakes research, studies and assessments, and manages the Client- Partner relationship.

KEY AND PERIODIC ACTIVITIES The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative but not all-inclusive:

• Support regional capital asset management programs by establishing consultant contract tools, facilitating equipment inventory collection and facility and linear asset/municipal works inventories and condition assessments
• Provide support to infrastructure decision making by analyzing and interpreting facility condition data
• Complete complex real property project work (e.g. real property studies and asset assessments, facility reviews, technical reviews, strategic plans, real property development plans)
• Research and analyze, standards, directives and performance indicators
• Generate facility management statements of operational requirements, prepare business cases and conduct investigations, as required
• Develop Real Property Management Frameworks, and Master Real Property Development Plan synopsis documents
• Develop, implement and manage real property management programs such as preventive and demand maintenance administration, energy programs to ensure buildings and systems remain operational and energy efficient
• Develop specific information management tools to track new requirements for reporting and tracking real property data
• Support business development activities
• Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client-Partners and/or stakeholders
• Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations
• Manage risk

• Effectively communicate technical data through reports and presentations
• Prepare monthly reports (e.g. internal and for the Client-Partners)
• Other duties as assigned

SKILLS General and Specific Knowledge
• Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in real property, land use, facility management and maintenance
• Capital asset management
• Maintenance planning and assessment.
• Project and risk management principles
• Building Information Modelling and Computer-Aided Design is an asset

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience
 Minimum: college diploma in land use planning, engineering, architecture, facility/property management or related field with five years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent
• Preferred: university degree in one of the above fields and/or additional training in project management; professional certification may be required depending on position (e.g. Certified Engineering Technologist or related designation); eligible for certification as a professional planner if working in planning role (e.g. Registered Professional Planner, Real Property Administrator, Facilities Management Administrator)

• Use applicable computer software and operating systems.
• Apply project and risk management techniques.
• Strong oral & written communication skills


 • Provide functional direction and advice to employees and the Client-Partners


 • Typical office environment with occasional travel
• Some work may be located on construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment


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